Japanese Beginners Level 2
This course will suit people who have already studied Japanese for one term or who have studied the textbook "Japanese For Busy People 1" up to lesson 9. The aim of the course is to develop your confidence and ability to communicate effectively and express opinions in authentic situations such as social occasions and everyday conversation. The focus of the course is on all for skills, particularly speaking, listening and reading. Basic grammar will be explained to help understand the structure of language.
The textbook is “Japanese for Busy People I Kana Version, Revised 3rd edition”
The course will be cover lessons 10-16.
By the end of the course, you will have been given the opportunity to:
-Learn new grammatical structures to improve your conversational skills (The "masu" form and its formation and use/ adjectives and its formation and use)
-Learn and recognise hiragana
-Talk about events, everyday doings, and characteristics of things and people
-Making plans for the weekend
-Inviting to events
-Participation in a festival
-basic verbs in the masu form
-say frequency of your doings
-basic verbs for receiving and giving
-offer to do something and give reasons
-invite someone to do something
Ayumi Houghton is a native Japanese speaker with many years of teaching experience. She was born in Tokyo, Japan and got a BA in the US. She has a Diploma in teaching Japanese as a foreign language and has taught Japanese to English speaking students from many different age groups. She is also interested in learning foreign languages herself.